Breaking News
Home / Jewish Life / Midrash before the Rabbis

Midrash before the Rabbis

nssjDr. Naomi Susan Schwartz Jacobs, an internationally recognized teacher and scholar of the Hebrew Bible and ancient Judaism, returns to Bonai Shalom to teach the Part Three of her highly engaging class about the dramatic and often unexpected stories in the Book of Jubilees.

Found among the Dead Sea Scrolls, Jubilees retells a large section of the Torah in surprising ways.  As explained by Naomi, Jubilees provides fresh insights into both the original Torah stories and the rabbinical reworkings of those stories known as Midrash.

This program will be held on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 from 7-9 pm. At Congregation Bonai Shalom, 1527 Cherryvale Road, Boulder. Class is free but donations are gratefully accepted.  Hope to see you there!

About Kit Colorado

Kit Colorado
I am the Office Administrator at Congregation Bonai Shalom.

Check Also

A Shabbat Nugget: Parashat Vayechi

In this week's Torah portion we read about Joseph being told that Jacob is ill.

Introduction to Kaballah Class Starts Next Week

In this seven-week class, we will explore the overall place of kaballah in Jewish thought, review the major texts involved, and look at some key tenets of the tradition.